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[2018-005] Information Technology Co-op

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Job Summary

This co-op role will rotate between Client Services and Infrastructure reporting to the perspective managers during rotation. This position is an opportunity to be exposed to day-to-day operations and projects for the overall health and maintenance of the City of Sarnia’s core infrastructure systems which include but are not limited to: bare metal servers, virtual servers, switches, networking equipment and storage as well as being exposed to front line support from a software, device and troubleshooting perspective.


Preference will be given to those enrolled in a co-op eligible post-secondary education program with a focus on technology.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Networking
  • Software set-up, installation and design
  • Virtualization
  • Linux and Windows server
  • Information security
  • Storage performance
  • Deep analytical trouble shooting
  • Public relations, customer service and strong communication skills

Additional Details

  • This is a 4-month co-op with the opportunity for an extension
  • This position is represented by CUPE Local 3690
  • Salary Range: $17.00/hour - $20.00/hour
  • This recruitment will remain open until the position is filled


Candidates are invited to submit a resume in confidence to hr@sarnia.ca indicating "2018-005 - IT Co-op" in the subject line. We wish to thank all applicants who apply but must advise that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process as required under the City of Sarnia’s Employment Accommodation Policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Personal information is being collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy Act and will be used for employment assessment purposes only.

This page was reviewed or revised on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 12:15 PM

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